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What does OBM stand for?

OBM stands for Oil-Based Muds (oil well drilling)


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As the performance of water-based drilling fluids continues to improve, they will see increasing use even in difficult drilling conditions such as the Haynesville Shale, where oil-based muds have been the preferred choice.
Based on the composition, drilling muds are characterized as water-based mud (WBM), oil-based muds (OBM) and synthetic-based muds.
Testing by the Westport Technology Center, an independent testing facility used by the drilling industry, showed the Fantesk product had lubricity similar to that of oil-based muds.
As the performance of water-based drilling fluids continues to improve, they will see increasing use even in difficult drilling conditions such as the Haynesville Shale, where oil-based muds have been the preferred choice.